Friday, 26 August 2011

FamilySearch adds England, Diocese of Durham Bishops' Transcripts ca., 1700-1900

108,288 browseable Diocese of Durham Bishops' Transcripts ca., 1700-1900 record images are now online from FamilySearch.org/.

These are for:

Cumberland (Alston, Alston with Garrigill, Haltwhistle)
Durham (109 parishes)
North Durham (Ancroft, Cornhill)
Northumberland (96 parishes)

Yorkshire (Ayresome, Brompton, Cotherstone, Cowesby, Deighton, Hutton Bonville, Kirby Sigston, Leake, North Otterington, Northallerton, Osmotherley, Thornton le Street, West Rounton


As you can see from the above example, these are images from the original. It's salutary to occasionally to look at early original records and gain a renewed appreciation of their limitations.

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